Thanksgiving is Good for Your Well-Being

Giving thanks brightens our spirits, encouraging a better attitude about self and surroundings; it can stimulate better brain function and a sense of peace; and it can reduce some of the physical symptoms of stress, including blood pressure.

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The Upside of Being a Cracked Pot

Repairing your brokenness is always possible. You can feel of worth and useful again. It's a little like God's recycling plan.

The Usefulness of “Failure”

True failure is not about making mistakes at all; nor is it about unmet expectations by ourselves or on the part of others. True failure, in my view, only occurs when people choose to give up in the midst of opportunity.

When the Victim is Male

In light of this month's emphasis on suicide prevention, all need to be aware of the trauma associated with child sexual abuse for both boys and girls. Abuse affects more than one moment in time; it changes the direction of the victim's lifetime. The victim may be a survivor in adulthood, but there is more … Continue reading When the Victim is Male

Your Exposure to Suicide is More Common Than You Think

If you've never known someone who has actually taken their own life, you most certainly have been around family, friends, or coworkers who have thought seriously about it, whether you realized it or not.

When to Use a “Reset” Technique for Better Living

"We could all do with some quick and easy down time so that we are freed to think more clearly and not react harshly or impulsively, …"

We Keep Coming Back to One Conclusion

No matter the type of relationship you are in; no matter what circumstance you are in; no matter the belief system from which you come, LOVE is always the answer. Our creator, whom we call God, is in His very essence, love. When we choose love, we choose God. When we choose God, we choose … Continue reading We Keep Coming Back to One Conclusion